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The Ethical Construction Collection aims to inform corporate social responsibility within the construction industry, providing access to resources advising on ethical procurement, equity and diversity, code of conduct, training and education and culture.
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Lean construction is the creation of value through the elimination of waste. This collection contains informative resources related to various aspects of lean construction.
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Lean tools proposal to mitigate delays and cost overruns in construction projects

Time and cost deviations in the construction industry are frequent. This paper developed a literature review to examine 33 research papers published since 1988 in the Web of Science database to identify the main factors causing these deviations.
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Self-certification in construction industry trades

This report explores self-certification models in construction industry trades. In particular, the key features of self-certification in regulated occupations and critical factors that make it successful.
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Model of evaluation of sustainability performance in building projects integrating Lean, through the Delphi method

This article presents a review of the literature of the main studies that address the implementation of Lean principles and environmental sustainability management and proposes a model for evaluating sustainable management performance in building projects where Lean tools are implemented.
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Sustainability performance evaluation in building projects by integrating Lean and sustainable management using the Delphi method

This research paper aims to contribute to the improvement of sustainable management of Peruvian buildings throughout the project lifecycle by integrating the Lean Construction philosophy and sustainability concepts through the Delphi method.
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Application of dynamic spreadsheets in the analysis of waste by making-do

This study aims to investigate and analyse waste by making-do in seven companies from Goiás with the aid of a Dashboard and perform the risk analysis of the identified waste. The aim to study making-do is highlighted in view of its relationship with other areas...
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Applying heat maps to define workspace in construction based on real-time tracking system with coordinate positioning information

This paper aims to develop automated process of generation of workspace based on coordinates of workers and to explore various uses of workspace heat maps to serve the purposes of lean construction principles.
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The mental health and wellbeing of small and medium-sized construction firms in New Zealand

This research explores the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) builders in New Zealand.
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Using 5D models and CBA for planning the foundations and concrete structure stages of a complex office building

The use of 5D models and flowlines were found to be the best alternative, some factors that stand out are scheduling with an effective Lean Production system, synergy with Earn value reports, and automation in quantities and scheduling.